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    Alipay could be valued at nearly USD 60 billion

    Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba Group Holding Ltd’s (BABA.N) arm, Ant Financial Services Group, is seeking a valuation of nearly $60 billion in its current round of funding, a person familiar with the matter said. Ant Financial, which operates the “Alipay” online payment platform, is in talks to raise funds from existing and new investors, which

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    Hacking a phone’s fingerprint sensor just need a printer and a paper

    MSU Computer Science researchers Kai Cao and Anil K Jain published a new paper describing a <$500 method for using a 300dpi scan of a fingerprint (which can be captured from a fingerprint sensor itself) to produce a working replica printed with conductive ink fed through a normal inkjet printer, in a prodcedure that takes

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    Rap music leads you to sex

    Listening to rap music frequently can lead to having early sex in teenagers, warn researchers, adding that rap music is more likely to have sexually explicit messages than other music genres. According to researchers from the University of Texas’ health science center at Houston (UTHealth), when middle school youth listen to rap music for three

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    5G – fifth generation of wireless technology Coming Soon?

    You may soon start hearing a lot about 5G, or the fifth generation of wireless technology. This technology is expected to leap ahead of current wireless technology, known as 4G, by offering mobile Internet speeds that will let people download entire movies within seconds, and it may pave the way for new types of mobile

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    New wireless technolgy speed 100 times faster than wi-fi

    Internet 100 times faster than wi-fi may soon be available with revolutionary wireless technology — from a lamp. Li-fi has been demonstrated by French start-up Oledcomm at the world’s biggest mobile fair, Mobile World Congress, in Barcelona. As soon as a smartphone was placed under an office lamp, it started playing a video. The technology

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    Discovery: Hitler Had ‘Tiny’ Penis

    Adolph Hitler had a condition called hypospadias, which left him with an abnormally small penis, researchers say. Hitler’s manhood was apparently extremely small and malformed due to a condition called hypospadias, a new book on the dictator claims. Historians Jonathan Mayo and Emma Craigie cite newly uncovered medical records that show Hitler had a “micropenis”

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    Facebook’s Free Basics scheme has been banned ?

    He’s the world’s wealthiest and most powerful 31-year-old, but he still feels misunderstood. That’s what emerged from Mark Zuckerberg’s 60-minute chat with a Wired journalist on stage at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona. Misunderstood in India, where his attempt to give millions their first taste of the internet via Facebook’s Free Basics scheme has been

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    China new glass bridges

    For some in China the sky does not need to be the limit, especially when you can build a glass-bottomed suspension bridge across it. Tourism sites in the central Henan and Hunan provinces have been constructing vertigo-inducing skywalks in a bid to attract visitors. And it seems to have worked, attracting thrill-seeking tourists and locals,

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    Justin Bieber Was Chelsea Handler Worst Interview Ever

    Chelsea Handler stopped by the Variety Studio at Sundance on Saturday and took a moment to recount one of her more painful interview experiences. When asked to name her worst-ever interview subject, Handler crowned pop star Justin Bieber with the title. “Justin Bieber maybe, because he was trying to flirt with me and it was so

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    Toyota focus on hybrid vehicle at Delhi Auto Expo

    With the odd-even scheme in the Capital spiking demand for its Camry hybrid sedan amid rising concerns over pollution, Toyota Kirloskar Motor is looking to showcase its prowess in automobiles with alternate fuel technologies at the upcoming Delhi Auto Expo. The company which will launch two new vehicles, including the all-new version of MPV Innova,

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